It’s never easy to discuss the death of a loved one. When a family member is killed as a result of negligence, you need an experienced attorney who can help solve the financial and legal issues, not just send you a bill and add to your grief. So if you suspect your family member was a victim of wrongful death, I will fight for you.
Over the past 36 years, I have helped many families recover financially and emotionally from the loss of their loved ones. There is more to a wrongful death case than money. It is important to help families deal with loss of companionship, grief, loss of parental guidance and more.
A wrongful death claim is filed when someone’s negligence causes the death of another. It could be from an automobile accident, truck accident, nursing home abuse or neglect, or from any other negligent or intentional misconduct.
If you are a spouse, domestic partner, child, sibling, parent, or other relative of the deceased who can show monetary or emotional injury, you may file a wrongful death claim. A wrongful death plaintiff may recover:
Wrongful death statutes provide compensation for spouses, children, parents, and potentially other relatives of the deceased, including:
In the death of a minor child, only the parents are entitled to damages. These damages include:
Timeliness is critical. If someone close to you has recently passed and you suspect the cause of death included the negligent or intentional conduct of another, don’t wait.
Please contact me for a free consultation. I can help you and your family recover the losses, and set you on a path to healing and closure.